Parents' Guide to

Addicted to Food

By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 15+

Rehab show is voyeuristic and deals with mature topics.

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The series highlights some of the issues surrounding eating disorders of all kinds, including using food as a remedy for coping with life issues. It also offers explanations for the various therapeutic techniques that the program uses to help its clients.

Like most rehab-oriented reality shows, Addicted to Food is pretty voyeuristic. It's full of scenes where cast members share uncomfortably personal moments or argue with counselors and with each other. But it also offers some limited information about health, nutrition, and food consumption habits that some viewers may find helpful.

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